The Open UniversitySkip to content

Establishing user requirements for a mobile learning environment

Sharp, Helen; Taylor, Josie; Löber, Andreas; Frohberg, Dirk; Mwanza, Daisy and Murelli, Elena (2003). Establishing user requirements for a mobile learning environment. In: Conference proceedings of Eurescom 2003, 29 Sept- 1 Oct 2003, Heidelberg, Germany.

Full text available as:
PDF (Not Set) - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (244Kb)
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


This paper presents the rationale, challenges, successes and results of activities to establish the requirements for a mobile learning environment. The effort is part of a European-funded research and development project investigating context-sensitive approaches to informal, problem-based and workplace learning by using key advances in mobile technologies. The techniques used include user observation, participatory design workshops and questionnaires. Analytic techniques include UML and the Volere shell and template.

Item Type: Conference Item
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetEuropean Commission, FP6 (Mobilearn Project)
Extra Information: ISBN 978-3-8007-2770-4
Keywords: User requirements specifications; Mobile Devices; Mobilearn Project;
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 11798
Depositing User: Daisy Mwanza
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2008 12:30
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2016 18:56
Share this page:

► Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Download history for this item

These details should be considered as only a guide to the number of downloads performed manually. Algorithmic methods have been applied in an attempt to remove automated downloads from the displayed statistics but no guarantee can be made as to the accuracy of the figures.

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340